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De la nature des choses

Paris: Didot le jeune, for Bleuet, l'an deuxième [1794]


Acquired in 1925 from Lardanchet, Lyons, by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

Bequest of William A. Sargent

Lucrèce, de la nature des choses


Place of Publication

Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 665

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with eight etching and engravings


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books